Attributes of Hypercompe scribonia

Great Leopard Moth
Hypercompe scribonia (Stoll, 1790)

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Identification: Spotted moth easily recognized by the white wings with hollow bluish black spots on the forewing. Black shading along inner margin and terminal spots near apex of hindwing. Wings tend to become translucent toward outer margins with wear.
Wing Span: 5.7-9.1 cm.
Life History:
Flight: April to September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Wide variety, including banana, cabbage, cherry, dandelion, maples, orange, sunflowers, violets, and willows.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Massachusetts and southern Ontario to Florida, west to Michigan, Missouri, and Texas.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes:

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August 17, 2015 Happyhealy Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 27, 2015 Details
June 12, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 13, 2015 Details
August 08, 2015 amealer Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States August 09, 2015 Details
August 08, 2015 mommanik24 Dubois County, Indiana, United States August 08, 2015 Details
July 10, 2015 Rangertsp Warren County, Tennessee, United States August 05, 2015 Details
August 02, 2015 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States August 03, 2015 Details
July 26, 2015 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States July 29, 2015 Details
July 22, 2015 CRPurvis Randolph County, North Carolina, United States July 22, 2015 Details
July 11, 2015 curtis.lehman Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States July 11, 2015 Details
July 08, 2015 Homegardener3816 Fairfax County, Virginia, United States July 09, 2015 Details
July 02, 2015 wjshawiii Greene County, Virginia, United States July 03, 2015 Details
June 24, 2015 RMOESSER Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States June 25, 2015 Details
June 17, 2015 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States June 23, 2015 Details
June 23, 2015 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States June 23, 2015 Details
June 19, 2015 Shane Miller Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States June 21, 2015 Details
June 19, 2015 neeter Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States June 20, 2015 Details
June 16, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States June 20, 2015 Details
June 20, 2015 OG Moth Wyandotte County, Kansas, United States June 20, 2015 Details
June 11, 2015 franpope Allegany County, Maryland, United States June 19, 2015 Details
June 18, 2015 Ranger_McClure Licking County, Ohio, United States June 18, 2015 Details
May 25, 2014 froghavenfarm Lee County, Virginia, United States June 17, 2015 Details
June 03, 2015 lccbrandon Illinois, United States June 16, 2015 Details
June 15, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States June 15, 2015 Details
June 15, 2015 reskin Baltimore County, Maryland, United States June 15, 2015 Details
June 13, 2015 Akeenan Washington County, Maryland, United States June 14, 2015 Details
June 01, 2015 Criag Campanelli Virginia, United States June 13, 2015 Details
June 06, 2015 grandmakansas Shawnee County, Kansas, United States June 13, 2015 Details
June 06, 2015 DebraT McCracken County, Kentucky, United States June 13, 2015 Details
June 09, 2015 digginflowers Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States June 09, 2015 Details
June 06, 2015 curtis.lehman Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States June 08, 2015 Details
June 07, 2015 digginflowers Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States June 07, 2015 Details
June 05, 2015 treichard Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States June 05, 2015 Details
May 30, 2015 cedarbees Davidson County, Tennessee, United States June 02, 2015 Details
March 03, 2015 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States May 29, 2015 Details
September 28, 2014 Elizabeth Wolfe Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States May 28, 2015 Details
May 25, 2015 whbauer Bexar County, Texas, United States May 25, 2015 Details
May 20, 2015 grandpadude Walton County, Florida, United States May 20, 2015 Details
May 11, 2015 Katfisch Gillespie County, Texas, United States May 11, 2015 Details
May 09, 2015 IzaKat Dallas County, Texas, United States May 10, 2015 Details
April 17, 2015 mbarchok Alachua County, Florida, United States April 24, 2015 Details
October 19, 2014 Ralphy819 Saratoga County, New York, United States April 12, 2015 Details
August 28, 2014 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States April 04, 2015 Details
June 06, 2012 haczech Jackson County, Alabama, United States March 12, 2015 Details
December 22, 2014 jgass Texas, United States, Williamson County March 04, 2015 Details
February 25, 2015 Christinalea Texas, Travis County, United States February 26, 2015 Details
July 03, 2014 CathK Albany County, New York, United States February 09, 2015 Details
June 25, 1979 Indy Entomologist Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States January 30, 2015 Details
June 08, 2011 Indy Entomologist Ritchie County, West Virginia, United States January 30, 2015 Details
June 30, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
September 11, 2009 Indy Entomologist Marion County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details